Colombia reports 15,366 new COVID-19 cases

2021-01-22 01:35:18 GMT2021-01-22 09:35:18(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

BOGOTA, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- Colombia registered 15,366 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 1,972,345, said the Ministry of Health and Social Protection on Thursday.

The country reported 395 more deaths, raising the national death toll to 50,187, with a total of 1,801,134 recoveries, said the ministry.

The Colombian government has extended the health emergency until Feb. 28, urging people to avoid crowds and observe safety measures to curb the spread of the virus. Enditem